Promise Neighborhoods Program-Planning Grant Competition
- Type: Federal
- Source: U.S Dept. Of Education
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- Award Min: $500,000.00
- Award Max: $500,000.00
- Quantity: Unknown
- Deadline: Sep 06, 2011
To be eligible for a grant under this competition, an applicant must be an eligible organization (as defined in this notice). For purposes of Absolute Priority 3: Promise Neighborhoods in Tribal Communities, an eligible applicant is an eligible organization that partners with an Indian tribe or is an Indian tribe that meets the definition of an eligible organization.
The Purpose Of The Promise Neighborhoods Program Is To Significantly Improve The Educational And Developmental Outcomes Of Children And Youth In Our Most Distressed Communities, And To Transform Those Communities By-- (1) Identifying And Increasing The Capacity Of Eligible Organizations (as Defined In This Notice) That Are Focused On Achieving Results For Children And Youth Throughout An Entire Neighborhood; (2) Building A Complete Continuum Of Cradle-through-college-to- Career Solutions (continuum Of Solutions) (as Defined In This Notice) Of Both Educational Programs And Family And Community Supports (both As Defined In This Notice), With Great Schools At The Center. All Solutions In The Continuum Of Solutions Must Be Accessible To Children With Disabilities (CWD)(as Defined In This Notice) And English Learners (ELs) (as Defined In This Notice); (3) Integrating Programs And Breaking Down Agency ``silos'' So That Solutions Are Implemented Effectively And Efficiently Across Agencies; (4) Developing The Local Infrastructure Of Systems And Resources Needed To Sustain And Scale Up Proven, Effective Solutions Across The Broader Region Beyond The Initial Neighborhood; And (5) Learning About The Overall Impact Of The Promise Neighborhoods Program And About The Relationship Between Particular Strategies In Promise Neighborhoods And Student Outcomes, Including Through A Rigorous Evaluation Of The Program.
Please Note: Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: July 22, 2011. Date of Pre-Application Webinars: Planning Applications: July 14, 2011 and August 2, 2011. Implementation Applications: July 19, 2011 and July 28, 2011. Jane Hodgdon, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 4W220, Washington, DC 20202-5900. Telephone: (202) 453-6615 or by e-mail: PN2011faq@ed.gov. If you use a TDD, call the FRS, toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.